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International Studies, B.A.

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West Hartford, CT, United States
The program in International Studies at the University of Hartford offers an interdisciplinary major and minor that provide students with an in-depth immersion in global politics, history, cultures, and arts.
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Overview

The program is committed to approaching global affairs through utilizing insights from a number of different disciplines, as well as to combining broad-based knowledge with a specific area focus. International studies prepares students to live, think, and work in a world that is changing rapidly and often with great unpredictability. 

The major is particularly appropriate for those students interested in careers in government, business, education, the nonprofit sector, and certain areas of law. It also provides a solid background for graduate studies in several fields. Students may also combine the major or minor with other programs at the University. 

For instance, some may combine international studies with political economy or economics and then pursue work in international business. Others may combine the major or minor with foreign language study within modern languages and cultures, or professional and technical writing, and pursue careers in govern¬ment service, translation, or business. 

Some may pursue international studies along with an education degree and teach. Faculty advisors will work closely with each student to tailor the program to his or her learning objectives and career plans.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Political Economy
  • International Business
  • Modern Languages
  • Economics
  • Governmental Service

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • 80% (out of 100)
  • 70% (out of 100) India/Canada
  • GCSE - five *passes with grades of A,B or C. * Four of the five passes must be English, Mathematics, Natural/Physical  Science and Social Science
  • GCE - five * passes with grades of A,B or C. * Four of the five passes must be English, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Science and Social Science
  • Pearsons Test – score 52

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45144 USD per year and a duration of .
  • National

    39220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39220 USD per year and a duration of .
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Living costs for West Hartford

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

International Scholarship:

  • Undergraduate and Transfer students are considered for a partial tuition scholarship ($6,000.00 to $16,000.00). Scholarships are offered to the most qualified students making application for the Fall & Spring Academic Terms.

Continuing Academic Talent Scholarship:

  • If you demonstrate above average performance while enrolled at the University you will be considered for a partial tuition scholarship ($2,000 to $4,000). You must complete 30 credit hours with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0. 

Family Grant Programme:

  • If a student has a brother, sister, parent or spouse as a student, only one tuition fee will be paid full, while the other one will be halved.

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